Kelowna City View at Dilworth Mountain

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Author
Carla Bechard

Originally from Saskatchewan, Carla works with travel media at Tourism Kelowna. Connecting with passionate Kelowna business operators and introducing them to journalists to share their stories is her favourite thing about her job. Visiting the many wineries, breweries, restaurants, and trails in and around Kelowna with her dog is her favourite way to #exploreKelowna.

The New Wine Tasting Experience

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As of July 1, 2021 BC is in Step 3 of it's Restart Plan and many public health and safety restrictions are being eased, this page has been updated to reflect Step 3. Please visit the BC Government website for the most up to date information. Wineries in and around Kelowna are excited to once again welcome visitors from across Canada for tastings! And with safety the number one priority for guests and staff, wineries throughout the region have adapted their operating procedures…

Enhanced Measures at Kelowna Accommodations for Your Safety and Comfort

2 min read

As of July 1, 2021 BC is in Step 3 of it's Restart Plan and many public health and safety restrictions are being eased, this page has been updated to reflect Step 3. Please visit the BC Government website for the most up to date information. Kelowna and area accommodators continue to have enhanced safety measures in place to ensure the safety and comfort of guests and staff…

Tourist in Your Own Town: Pandosy

3 min read

I moved to Kelowna from the prairies and since arriving here I can’t get enough of the amazing views, hiking trails, great wineries, restaurants and breweries, and the friendly people in the city. The weather has also been quite a treat! With all that being said, until recently, I hadn’t had the chance to really explore the Pandosy area, but now I have and here are some of my favourite things about the area…

Local Love for Kelowna: Rawle James

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Fruitful in Unity is what the City of Kelowna’s Coat of Arms proclaims and what Rawle James believes. At once a poet, life coach, and community servant, Rawle has embraced Kelowna since arriving in the city 16 years ago from Toronto and declares it, “The best move I’ve ever made.”…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: Get Outside Every Day

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Sitting on the shores of Okanagan Lake and surrounded by mountains, Kelowna is the perfect place for those that want to spend time outdoors. The valley creates a microclimate, which means our autumn weather lasts longer and our winters are much milder than other parts of Canada. So, it’s time to start slotting outdoor adventures into your extended stay itinerary.…